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Morrison & Foerster Women Reveal Names in Pregnancy Class Suit (1)

December 10th, 2019

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Patrick Dorrian Reporter Sam Skolnik Reporter MoFo associate, Linklaters’ lawyer unmask identities Five other Jane Does settled privately, amended complaint expected The two women leading a proposed class action accusing Morrison & Foerster LLP of systemic bias against pregnant women and new mothers are a current associate at the firm, and a lawyer with London-based […]

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LA Associate, Linklaters Crypto Expert Move Forward With ‘Mommy Track’ Suit Against MoFo

December 10th, 2019

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Los Angeles associate Sherry William and Linklaters senior counsel Joshua Ashley Klayman withdrew their request to proceed anonymously in a lawsuit claiming that Morrison & Foerster discriminates against pregnant women and new mothers. By Ross Todd The two remaining plaintiffs in the lawsuit claiming that Morrison & Foerster discriminates against pregnant women and new mothers […]

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MoFo Sex Bias Accuser Unmasks Herself As Linklaters Bigwig

December 10th, 2019

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By Braden Campbell Law360 (December 10, 2019, 11:59 AM EST) — One of two previously unnamed women behind a proposed class action accusing Morrison & Foerster LLP of marginalizing moms identified herself Tuesday as prominent blockchain expert and current Linklaters U.S. fintech group leader Joshua Ashley Klayman. Klayman, who was known as Jane Doe 6 […]

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U.S. government joins whistle-blower suit accusing Navistar of false billing

December 6th, 2019

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By Christen McCurdy Dec. 5 (UPI) — The federal government has joined a lawsuit accusing Navistar International and its defense unit of defrauding the United States to the tune of $1.3 billion, according to court filings made public this week. The legal complaint, released Wednesday, accuses the company of violating the False Claims Act by […]

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DMV lawmakers want all federal employees in paid family leave program

December 6th, 2019

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By Eric White | @FEDERALNEWSCAST … The Justice Department is joining a whistleblower lawsuit that claims a defense contractor overcharged the government for mine-resistant vehicles. Prosecutors say Navistar Defense submitted fraudulent invoices to justify the prices it was charging the Marine Corps for a new, upgraded suspension system for the more than 4,000 MRAPs it […]

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US sues defense contractor Navistar for overbilling Marines $1.3B

December 6th, 2019

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Navistar won a 2007 contract to replace Marines’ old armored vehicles with new models By Audrey Conklin | FOXBusiness The U.S. government is accusing contractor Navistar Defense of defrauding the U.S. Marine Corps of $1.3 billion under contracts that garnered total payments of about $9 billion, according to federal court records. The defense contractor “wildly” […]

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US joins lawsuit against Navistar Defense LLC

December 6th, 2019

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Samuel Cranny-Evans, London The United States has officially joined the lawsuit filed against Navistar in 2013 alleging that the company violated the False Claims Act by submitting fraudulent receipts to support inflated prices charged to the US Marine Corps (USMC), according to a 4 December announcement from the US Department of Justice (DoJ). The DoJ […]

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Whistleblower Accuses MRAP Maker of Overcharging US Marine Corps by $1.3 Billion

December 6th, 2019

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A lawsuit unsealed Wednesday alleges vehicle maker Navistar defrauded the US government of at least $1.28 billion by forging invoices, catalog prices and other data in deals to make Mine Resistant, Ambush-Protected (MRAP) trucks for the US military. The US government has intervened in a six-year-old qui tam complaint filed by a whistleblower from Navistar […]

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Jones Day Women Say Pay Act Claims Should Proceed Collectively

December 5th, 2019

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Named, potential plaintiffs subjected to common policy, women say Women want opt-in notice authorized Six women suing Jones Day for sex discrimination urged a trial court in the District of Columbia to conditionally certify their Equal Pay Act claims as a collective action, saying they’ve shown that the firm’s compensation policies apply to all female […]

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Whistleblower lawsuit says defense contractor defrauded the Marines of $1.3 billion for vehicle parts

December 5th, 2019

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by Russ Read A government contractor allegedly defrauded the Pentagon of $1.3 billion by inflating prices for armored vehicle parts sold to the Marine Corps, according to court documents filed in a whistleblower case. Navistar Defense allegedly forged fraudulent invoices and other documentation so that it could inflate prices for suspension systems on mine-resistant ambush […]

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